[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Paxtang 9-20-1994 by Ord. No. 544 (Part 2, Ch. 3, Art. B, of the 1994 Code of Ordinances). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Shade trees — See Ch. 392.
A three-member Shade Tree Commission is hereby created in and for the Borough of Paxtang. The said Commission shall be constituted as provided by law and shall perform all duties and may exercise all the powers conferred by law upon borough shade tree commissions, provided that the persons constituting the Shade Tree Commission now functioning in the Borough shall constitute the Shade Tree Commission created by this section, and nothing in this section shall affect the tenure of any member of that Shade Tree Commission. All vacancies afterward occurring in the Shade Tree Commission shall be filled in accordance with the applicable provisions of the law.
The Shade Tree Commission shall have limited authority, as set out in Section 2721 of the Borough Code, to assess penalties for the violation of its regulations and of Chapter 27, Subchapter B of the Borough Code, so far as it applies to shade trees.